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Why So Many Republican Presidential Candidates Are Visiting Arizona
The Valley has seen visits from projected Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio and Carly Fiorina.
May 15, 2015
Phoenix Boutique Offers Free Clothing To Transgender Youth
A new clothing boutique that aims to serve transgender youth recently opened in downtown Phoenix. I Have a Dream Shoe and Clothing Boutique opened in March.
May 15, 2015
City Of Phoenix Says Budget Is Balanced, But Some Arent Sure
Next Tuesday, the Phoenix City Council will vote on a final budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.
May 15, 2015
Cactus-Drink Consumers To Get Checks After $3M Settlement With Scottsdale Company
Half a million people who bought a cactus-based drink from a Scottsdale company will soon be getting checks in the mail. This comes after a lawsuit alleging that the company Trivita touted bogus health claims.
May 15, 2015
New Heard Museum Exhibit Explores Super Heroes In Native American Culture
A new exhibit opening at the Heard Museum is called “Super Heroes: Art! Action! Adventure!”
May 15, 2015
Is Scottsdale Losing Its Old West Appeal?
Is the self-described West’s Most Western Town losing its western-ness?
May 15, 2015
New Accessibility Icon Sparks Conversations About Other Alternative Icons
This week, Phoenix unveiled a new icon for disability accessibility.
May 15, 2015
Grand Canyons Kolb Studio Renovation Cost About $500K
Miriam Robbins is director of marketing for the Grand Canyon Association, which raised most of the money for the project.
May 15, 2015
The History Of Grand Canyons Kolb Studio
In the early 1900s, two brothers, Emery and Ellsworth Kolb, saw an economic opportunity at the Grand Canyon. But it didn’t come without constant determination — much like the Kolb Studio itself, which has clung to the side of the Grand Canyon for more than a century.
May 15, 2015
Phoenix Mosque, Muslim Community Deal With Backlash After Texas Shooting
Shortly after a shooting earlier this month at an event featuring cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in Garland, Texas, authorities determined the two suspects had attended a mosque in Phoenix.
May 15, 2015
Peoria Unified School District Governing Board Passes Budget Override Ballot Measure
The fate of a 13-percent budget override for the Peoria Unified School District is now in the hands of area voters. The district’s governing board voted unanimously Thursday to put the question on the November 3 ballot.
May 15, 2015
WNBA Suspends Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson 7 Games Each
The WNBA has suspended Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson seven games each because of their domestic violence arrest last month.
May 15, 2015
Shanesha Taylor Sentenced To 18 Years Probation
The sentencing on Friday brings an end to the case that saw the single mother become a figure of public sympathy and then scorn.
May 15, 2015
SRP OKs Purchase Of Share In Coal Plant On Navajo Nation
Officials with the Salt River Project have approved a $10 million purchase of a share in a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation.
May 15, 2015
Arizona AG Withdraws Opinion Sought By Foes Of Marijuana Measure
The state Attorney General's Office is having second thoughts about its advisory opinion that said Arizona officials could use public resources to educate the public about ballot measures.
May 15, 2015
Phoenix Family Accused In Organized Retail Theft
A Phoenix family has been arrested on suspicion of organized retail theft and refund fraud.
May 15, 2015
Entrance Fees At Grand Canyon National Park Going Up
The Grand Canyon has raised the price to enter the national park and camp overnight in the backcountry areas.
May 15, 2015
Michael Phelps Relocating To Tempe To Train Under ASU Coach
Phelps said Thursday he will relocate to Tempe, Arizona, to continue training under longtime coach Bob Bowman.
May 15, 2015
Phoenix Marine On Helicopter That Crashed In Nepal
Marine Lance Cpl. Jacob Hug was part of a relief mission that was deployed following last month’s earthquake in the region.
May 15, 2015
Prescott VA Hospital Opens Mental Health Clinic
The Northern Arizona Veterans Hospital has added a new clinic to its Prescott campus to help treat the rising amount of mental heath and substance abuse patients coming to the campus for help.
May 15, 2015

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